Jharkhand News: Diarrhea is becoming uncontrollable in Sahibganj, Six dozen people have died so far, many referred to Sadar Hospital

Jharkhand News: In Jharkhand's Sahibganj district, people are continuously dying due to diarrhea. Tribal-dominated hilly areas are more affected by this. Although the administration is denying it. Patients are being referred to Sadar Hospital for better treatment. Diarrhea has spread in Manjhi Tola and Harishchandrapur of Logai village of Barhet, the assembly constituency of Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Aug 28, 2023 - 13:56
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Jharkhand News: Diarrhea is becoming uncontrollable in Sahibganj, Six dozen people have died so far, many referred to Sadar Hospital

The diarrheal disease has become uncontrollable in the district. It is continuously killing. However, the administration is denying it. So far half a dozen people have died due to diarrhea. Tribal-dominated hilly areas are more affected by this.

15-year-old Anju Besra of Vishanpur village of Borio block died on Monday. Her father Johan Besra and mother Susana Marandi said that Anju Besra had diarrhea on Sunday.

Got treated by a quack doctor in the village itself. Sline was also transfused. When the situation worsened, on Monday morning, he was taken to the CHC for treatment in critical condition, where Dr. Pankaj Kumar Gupta, the AYUSH doctor present on the spot, declared him dead.

Earlier, 54-year-old Kushal Kisku of Sheetalpur, 6-year-old Deepak Kisku, 25-year-old Manjali Baski, 20-year-old Mirku Murmu of Manjvay, 63-year-old Mariam Hansda of Raxo, 23-year-old Asha Malto of Bhatbhanga, 4-year-old Sonali Pahadin were admitted to the CHC for treatment. was admitted.

Manjali Baski was referred to Sadar Hospital on Sunday for better treatment. CHC in-charge Dr. Salkhu Chand Hansda said that treatment of seven diarrhea patients is going on in CHC. One has been referred.

Even before this, it was reported that three people died of diarrhea in Borio. However, the administration still refused to accept it as diarrhea.

On the other hand, diarrhea has spread in Manjhi Tola and Harishchandrapur of Logai village of Barhet, the assembly constituency of Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

Raska Kisku, 35, of Manjhi Tola village, and Talamay Soren, 23, of Harishchandrapur, have died. Relatives say that death has occurred due to diarrhea.

investigation of the case continues
On receiving information about the outbreak of diarrhea, the health department team reached the village and treated the patients. Some patients have also been admitted to the Barhait Community Health Center for treatment.

Civil surgeon Dr. Arvind Kumar said that diarrhea has spread in some villages of Barhet. Some patients are being treated at the Community Health Center. The matter is being investigated.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Writer